U.S. REINSURANCE PREMIUMS CEDED TO UNAFFILIATED AND AFFILIATED ALIEN REINSURERS BY COUNTRY, 2006-2008 (1)

($ millions)

      Unaffiliated alien reinsurers   Affiliated alien reinsurers   
Rank Country 2006 2007 2008 2006 2007 2008 2008 total
1 Bermuda  $8,982 $11,102 $11,420 $18,474 $19,371 $20,813 $32,233
2 Switzerland  797 857 955 7,991 8,942 7,578 8,533
3 United Kingdom  4,630 4,578 4,428 346 777 823 5,251
4 Germany  2,582 2,569 2,793 2,005 1,463 1,222 4,015
5 Cayman Islands  1,806 2,023 2,003 435 409 389 2,392
6 Barbados  652 495 553 965 1,212 657 1,210
7 France  352 424 434 338 357 296 730
8 Turks and Caicos  398 481 518 NA NA NA 518
9 Ireland  532 419 485 NA NA NA 485
10 Canada  256 326 255 171 209 164 419
11 Sweden  NA NA NA 518 427 411 411
12 Japan  NA NA NA 220 192 191 191
  Total, countries
shown
 
20,987 23,274 23,844 31,463 33,359 32,544 56,388
  Total $22,214 $24,594 $25,031 $32,470 $33,786 $33,158 $58

(1) Ranked by 2008 total reinsurance premiums.

NA=Data not available.

Source: Reinsurance Association of America.